Kritarchy: Judge Orders DACA Amnesty Restored to 2012 Rules

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4 December 2020
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A federal judge has ordered President Donald Trump’s deputies to drop recent curbs on President Barack Obama’s 2012 “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” Oval Office amnesty.
The judge made the December 4 order after declaring that recent regulatory curbs on the DACA program are invalid because the Department of Homeland Security’s acting head was not properly appointed and does not have the legal power to curb the program.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided in June to block Trump’s 2017 decision to end the program on the grounds that his deputies had not sufficiently considered and described the impact of ending the program. The 5-to-4 decision was made possible when Chief Justice John Roberts voted with the bloc of four progressive judges.
Trump’s deputies complied with the court’s ruling but then trimmed the duration of the work permits given to the DACA illegals....